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Building Technology Heritage Library

Association for Preservation Technology, Int.

The Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL) is primarily a collection of American and Canadian, pre-1964 architectural trade catalogs, house plan books and technical building guides. Trade catalogs are an important primary source to document past design and construction practices. These materials can aid in the preservation and conservation of older structures as well as other research goals.



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Aug 1, 2020 Albert Pick & Company and L. Barth & Company, Inc.
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153 p; ill.; 27 cm; trade catalog;
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Topics: Furniture - - catalogs, Division 12, restaurants
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Jul 12, 2020 Reinhold Pub. Corp.
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71 p., ill., 32 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: lighting, light fixtures -- catalogs, Division 26
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Jul 11, 2020 Welsbach Company of New England
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P. 601-644 : ill. ; 19 x 24 cm. trade catalog.
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Topics: gas lighting -- catalogs, Division 10, Division 26, lighting, interior lighting fixtures, lamps and...
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Jun 19, 2020 Knoll Associates Inc.
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4 p; ill.; 27 cm; trade catalog;
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Topics: Furniture - - catalogs, Division 12, residential and institutional
Building Technology Heritage Library
May 25, 2020 The Ritchie Cut Stone Company, Limited
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B&W photos, CCA 7377, 48 p, 1930, trade catalog
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Topic: Division 04, Masonry, Stonework
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May 18, 2020 Kokomo Fence Machine Company
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51 p., ill., 23 x 15 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: fences -- catalogs, wire fences -- catalogs, ornamental metal fences -- catalogs, Division 32,...
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Apr 29, 2020 General Electric Co.
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87 p. ; ill. ; 27 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: Division 10, Division 11, Division 23, Division 26, cooking stoves, agricultural equipment, stock...
Building Technology Heritage Library
Apr 22, 2020 Hollis Christensen, ed.
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[72} p., ill., 28 cm, trade catalog, v. 1. no. 1
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Topics: furniture - catalogs, Division 12
Building Technology Heritage Library
Mar 23, 2020 Hires Turner Glass Company
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170 p., ill., 25 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: glass -- catalogs, Division 08, Division 10, Division 12, windows, all glass storefronts,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
Mar 19, 2020 Niles Center Bond and Mortgage Co.
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[4] p. ; ill., plans ; 20 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
Mar 6, 2020 The Bungalowcraft Co.
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36 p. ; ill., plans ; 31 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: House Plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans, duplex apartments,...
32 p. : ill. ; 26 cm., trade catalog
( 1 reviews )
Topics: placques, Division 10, monuments, memorials, religious art
Building Technology Heritage Library
Jan 17, 2020 E. F. Hodgson
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80 p. ; ill., plans, photographs ; 22 x 28 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, Division 08, windows, doors, domestic architecture, designs and plans,...
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Jan 1, 2020 International Mill & Timber Co.
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48 p., ill., plans, 25 cm, trade catalog
( 1 reviews )
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, kit houses
Building Technology Heritage Library
Dec 28, 2019 Stencil Specialty Co.
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64 p., ill., 22 x 28 cm, trade catalog
( 1 reviews )
Topics: stencils -- catalogs, Division 09, interior decoration
Building Technology Heritage Library
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966 p, ill, 19 x 12.5 cm
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Topics: Building estimate, Price book, Building works, Quantities
Avery Library Architectural Trade Catalogs
Nov 4, 2019 Innes & Co.
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Cover title: Mantels, fire places
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Topics: Mantels, Fireplaces
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Oct 27, 2019 Beck, Fr, & Co.
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252 p, ill, 18 x 29 cm
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Topics: Wall Hanging, Wall covering, Ceiling Panels
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Oct 23, 2019 Wood and Hogan, Inc.
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64 p., ill., 30 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: furniture -- catalogs, reproductions -- catalogs, Division 12, residential furniture, upholstered...
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Oct 20, 2019 Statler Gilfillen
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xi., 487 p., 28 cm. 
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Topics: terra cotta, architectural terra cotta, architectural decoration, architectural decoration and...
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Oct 10, 2019 J Durno
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32 p, ill, 20 x 13 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: Stove, Chimneys, Heating, Smoke prevention
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Oct 8, 2019 Arrow-Hart & Hegeman Electric Co., Hart & Hegeman Division
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108 p. ; ill. ; 26 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: electrical -- catalogs, Division 26, wiring connections, wiring devices, lighting control devices,...
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Sep 5, 2019 T. Eaton Company
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Trade catalog, Text, CCA ID:86-B1441, 1945, 2 p
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Topics: Division 09, Finishes, Wall Finishes, Wallpaper
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Aug 28, 2019 Brown-Blodgett Co.
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24 p. ; ill., plans ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans, small homes
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Aug 11, 2019 Home Planners, Inc.,
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48 p., ill., 28 cm, trade catalotg
( 1 reviews )
Topics: domestic architecture, residential plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
Aug 4, 2019 Bawden Bros. Inc.
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8 p. ; ill., plans ; 33 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
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Jul 22, 2019 Cadillac Electric Supply Co.
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451 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: electrical equipment and supplies -- catalogs, Division 23, Division 26, fans, operation and...
Building Technology Heritage Library
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v. : ill., plans ; 20 x 27 cm., tradec catalog
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans, prefabricated, kit...
233 p, ill, 31 x 26 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: ceramics -- catalogs, terra cotta -- catalogs, tile -- catalogs, Division 04, architectural...
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May 23, 2019 Peter Nicholson
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784 p, ill, 28 x 22 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Construction, Carpentary, Joinery, Masonry
Building Technology Heritage Library
May 21, 2019 Eagle Foundary Co.,
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[31] plates, illus., 28 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: Residential kitchen appliances, Division 11, Heating stoves, Division 10
Building Technology Heritage Library
Apr 27, 2019 Boise Payette Lumber Company
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[22] p., illus., 28 cm
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans
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Feb 25, 2019 Curtis Lumber & Millwork Co.
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63 p. ; ill., plans ; 27 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
Building Technology Heritage Library
Jan 31, 2019 Federal Seaboard Terra Cotta Corporation
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10 p/. ill., 28 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: terra cotta -- catalogs, Division 04, terra cotta masonry
Cover title: Illustrated and descriptive catalogue of steel and iron roofing
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Topic: Roofing, Iron and steel
Avery Library Architectural Trade Catalogs
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Cover title
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Topics: Architectural metal-work, tin ceilings, Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Building Technology Heritage Library
Dec 19, 2018 Webber Lumber Co.
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73 p., ill., 22 x 28 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: millwork -- catalogs, Division 06, lumber, wood, ornamental woodwork, wood windows, wood doors
102 leaves : all ill., plans ; 25 cm. trade catalog.
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Topics: heavy timber construction -- Catalogs, wood framing-- Catalogs, domestic architecture -- catalogs,...
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Dec 19, 2018 Chas. A. Strelinger Co.
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[6], 299, viii p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm. + price list ([12] p. ; 28 cm.), trade catalog
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Topics: Window and Door Hardware, Furniture Handles, Stable Fittings, Speaking Tubes, Division 08 - Hardware
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Nov 30, 2018 Smooth-On Manufacturing Company
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144 p., ill., 15 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: cementitious coatings -- catalogs, Division 09
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Oct 5, 2018 Gordon-Van Tine Co.
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68 pg., ill., 28 cm. trade catalog
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Topics: Building materials -- Catalogs, Doors -- Catalogs
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Oct 1, 2018 American Sheet & Tin Plate Company
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19 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. trade catalog
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Topics: roofing, Division 07, metal roofing, sheet metal, Division 05
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Aug 8, 2018 Sears, Roebuck & Co.
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32 p. : ill., plans ; 20 x 27 cm., trade catalog
( 1 reviews )
Topics: house plans, domestic architecture, designs and plans, prefabricated, kit houses
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Aug 1, 2018 Lewis Manufacturing Company
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52 p., illus., 25 cm, trade catalog
( 1 reviews )
Topics: house plans, prefabricated houses, domestic architecture, designs and plans, kit homes
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Jul 27, 2018 Brown-Blodgett, Inc.
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100 p., ill., plans, 30 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, ranch house
Building Technology Heritage Library
Jul 15, 2018 American Face Brick Association
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70 p., ill., plans, 26 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, brick houses
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Jun 5, 2018 Commercial Sash & Door Co.
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142 p. ; ill. ; 29 cm. ; trade catalog
( 1 reviews )
Topics: millwork (woodwork) -- catalogs, Division 06, Division 08, Division 10, Division 12, exterior wood...
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May 28, 2018 Garlinghouse Company
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80 pg., ill., plans, 27 cm., trade catalog
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Domestic architecture -- Designs and plans -- Catalogs, Dwellings -- Catalogs, Domestic...
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May 20, 2018 Sears Roebuck & Co.
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16 p., ill., color samples, 28 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: paint -- catalogs, Division 09, interior decoration
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May 14, 2018 Welsbach Company of New England.
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P. 601-639 : ill. ; 19 x 24 cm. Trade Catalog.
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Topics: gas lighting -- catalogs, Division 10, Division 26, lighting, interior lighting fixtures, lamps and...
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May 1, 2018 Portland Cement Association
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Trade catalog, Text, Illus, Photographs, CCA ID:92-B2688, 1923, 14 p, 28 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topics: concrete flooring, Terrazzo floors, colored floor finishes, Division 03, Concrete, Cast In Place...
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Apr 16, 2018 Yale & Towne Manufacturing Co.
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518 p., ill., 27 cm., trade catalogs
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Topics: hardware -- catalogs, Division 08, doors, locks, keys, deadbolts, bolts, casements, door holders,...
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Apr 15, 2018 H.L. Judd Co., Inc.
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342 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: window treatments -- catalogs, hardware -- catalogs, Division 05, Division 10, Division 12,...
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Apr 9, 2018 United States Gypsum Co.
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31 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. trade catalog
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Topics: tile, Division 04, gypsum unit masonry, pyrobar gypsum tile
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Apr 6, 2018 American Radiator Company
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46 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm. trade catalog
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Topics: heating -- catalogs, Division 23, HVAC, radiators, interior decoration
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Apr 6, 2018 Weather best Stained Shingle Co. Inc.
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16 p., ill., 27 cm, trade catalog
( 1 reviews )
Topics: roofing -- catalogs, Division 07, wood shingles -- catalogs
Building Technology Heritage Library
Apr 6, 2018 La Riviere Inc.
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15 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
( 1 reviews )
Topics: lighting -- catalogs, Division 26, interior lighting fixtures, lamps, and ballasts
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Apr 5, 2018 Lowe Brothers Company
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[38] p., ill., samples, 27 x 28 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: paint -- catalogs, Division 09, varnish, interior decoration
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Mar 23, 2018 Sherwin-Williams Co.
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[2] p., color samples, 28 cm, trade catalog
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: paint -- catalogs, Division 09, floor paint
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Mar 18, 2018 Gordon-Van Tine Co.
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158 pg., ill., 28 cm., trade catalog
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Domestic agriculture -- United States -- Designs and plans -- Catalogs, Prefabricated houses --...
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Jan 26, 2018 Snelling's Thermo-Vac
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4 p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: ceilings -- catalogs, Division 09, metal panel ceilings -- catalogs, tin ceilings
Building Technology Heritage Library
Jan 26, 2018 Cepco Inc.
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4 p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: ceilings -- catalogs, Division 09, decorative panel ceilings - catalogs, metal panel ceilings --...
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Jan 26, 2018 United Plastics Corporation
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2 p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: ceilings -- catalogs, Division 09, acoustical panel ceilings
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Jan 26, 2018 United Lighting and Ceiling Co.
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2 p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: ceilings -- catalogs, Division 09, acoustical panel ceilings -- catalogs
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Jan 25, 2018 Old Jefferson Tile Company
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2 p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: ceilings -- catalogs, Division 09, metal panel ceilings -- catalogs, tin ceilings
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Nov 26, 2017 Murphy Swift Home Inc.
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[26] p., illus., plans, 22 x 28 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: house plans, prefabricated houses, domestic architecture, designs and plans, kit homes
56 p., illus, 28 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: roofing, Division 07, thermal and moisture protection, iron roofing, galvanized iron
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Nov 15, 2017 Detroit Decorative Supply Co.
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[2] p., 198 p. of plates, [6] p. : chiefly ill. ; 32 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: plaster, Division 09, decorative plaster, ornamental plaster, interior decoration
Building Technology Heritage Library
Nov 11, 2017 Owens-Illinois Co.
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17 p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: glass block -- catalogs, Division 04, glass unit masonry, Division 04, glass unit masonry, Insulux
Building Technology Heritage Library
Sep 12, 2017 Enterprise Foundry & Fence Co.
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70 p., ill., 3 x 9 cm., trade booklet, letter from manufacturer, and business card
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Topics: fences -- catalogs, Division 32, wire fences, cemetery arches, ornamental iron gates, lawn fence,...
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Jul 22, 2017 William Royal Greer
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56 p. ; ill. ; 12 cm. x 14 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: outhouses -- catalogs, Division 10, toilet compartments
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Jun 26, 2017 Nichols & Stone Co.
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29 p., ill., 22 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: chairs -- catalogs, Division 12, furniture -- catalogs
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Feb 21, 2017 Herbert Rayner
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23 p., ill., 18 cm,
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Topics: wood carving -- techniques, Division 06, ornamental woodwork
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Oct 23, 2016 Montgomery Ward Co.
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1064 p. + inserts, ill., 32 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: Montgomery Ward -- catalogs, building materials -- catalogs, housewares -- catalogs
Building Technology Heritage Library
Oct 13, 2016 Building Age Publishing Co.
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96 p. ; ill., plans, photographs ; 33 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture